Albemarle County Public Schools Design 2015 Choice by Design designing a path to change Ira David Socol Pamela R. Moran
The Design ChallengeWhat must the User Interface be in education which will offer User Experiences which prepare our children to be the learners, citizens, friends, workers, inventors, parents for the mid- to late- 21st Century?
Library Design ChallengeHow do we design a school library "User Interface" that provide learners with the widest choice of opportunities and options in how and what they learn?
Why ...mindful disorder...allowing invention.allowing children to learn to•create environments•create learning•create knowledge
Choicea product of developingfaculty vision andempathy + space design
Basics• Teaching Educators to "See" as Designers.• Accessing Students Vision.• Learning from Outside Education.• Continuous Design and Change.• Leadership moving teachers to Pedagogical Entrepreneurship.
ChoiceWhat we saw as essential...•Comfort•Collaboration•Creation•Communication
Comfortno difference among ages.No one chooses school seating.
Collaborationopening spaces and time for the groupwork that is the essence of productivityin this century.